Special Education

September 28, 2019
Communicating with Teachers: How Much Is Too Much? | LA Special Education

Communicating with Teachers: How Much Is Too Much?

For the special education student, frequent communication between parents and teachers is critical to continued success in school. Communication can answer important questions, solve critical problems, […]
September 23, 2019
What to Do Before Requesting a Formal Evaluation | LA Special Education

What to Do Before Requesting a Formal Evaluation

An evaluation can be a stress-free experience if you know what to expect and understand why your child needs an evaluation. Plus, if you are prepared […]
September 14, 2019
Tips for Keeping Communication Logs | LA County Special Education

Empowering Teachers to Help Your Child

It can be easy to tell yourself that once your child is in school for the day, the teachers will take care of everything that needs […]
September 7, 2019
Tips for Keeping Communication Logs | LA County Special Education

Tips for Keeping Communication Logs

Sending your young child off to kindergarten or elementary school can be difficult as you know that she will be away from you and spending more […]

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March 29, 2019
Tips for Parents to Address Bullying | LA County Special Education

Tips for Parents to Address Bullying

Bullying can happen to any child of any age, gender, size, socioeconomic level or family background. However, children who have certain disabilities are more likely to […]
March 26, 2019
How to Build Personal Interests into an IEP | LA County Special Education

How to Build Personal Interests into an IEP

After a while, school can seem pretty basic and boring for most students. Every class day may seem like the one before it, and tests may […]
March 16, 2019
Help Teenagers Advocate for Themselves | LA County Special Education

Help Teenagers Advocate for Themselves

As a parent of a special needs child, you probably have years of experience advocating for your child. You have worked for years to get the […]
March 7, 2019
What Is an Independent Evaluation | LA County Special Education Plans

What Is an Independent Evaluation

Before your child can qualify for special education services or an IEP at school, he or she will have to be evaluated by the school district. […]
February 28, 2019
Tips for Getting the Special Services You Need | LA County Education

Tips for Getting the Special Services You Need

Special education students are required by law to be provided with special services that will best help them to obtain an appropriate education in the least […]
February 25, 2019
Close Progress Monitoring Equals Better Success | LA County Education

Close Progress Monitoring Equals Better Success

With so much constantly going on with your special needs child, it can be tempting to want to take more of a hands-off approach when it […]
February 15, 2019
Tips for Working with Tutors | Los Angeles County Special Education

Tips for Working with Tutors

When your child is not doing well in school, you may have no idea where to turn. You may first try working with your child yourself, […]
February 7, 2019
Getting Ready for Parent-Teacher Conferences | Los Angeles County Special Education Plan

Getting Ready for Parent-Teacher Conferences

Depending on how well your child has been doing in school, you may either be looking forward to hearing plenty of praise of your child or […]
January 31, 2019
Can Online Schooling Work? | Los Angeles County Special Education Plan

Can Online Schooling Work?

Many special needs students struggle in school. They may not fit in well with the teacher or other students, or they may struggle with the curriculum. […]
January 30, 2019
Test-Taking Tips for Special Education Students | Los Angeles County Special Education

Test-Taking Tips for Special Education Students

Tests can be anxiety-provoking for even the best students, but they can be particularly problematic and even traumatic for special education students who may struggle with […]